"In order that all men might be taught to speak truth,
it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it."
by:
Dr. Samuel Johnson
(1709-1784) English author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer
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The Rambler, 1750-52
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Our government should speak the truth, but at best speak only half-truth.
 -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
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    From whom, and by what means, shall anyone learn to hear the Truth?

    A gifted faculty that is not temporally conferred.

    A capability that cannot, necessarily, be cultivated by conventional means.

    Where Virtue resides, Truth abides.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    The definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein) Patrons of the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land continue to enforce greater and greater applications of progressive / socialistic despotism and tyranny, calling it liberty when, in "truth" it is the laws of nature and of nature's God that when taught and spoken, heard and applied - in truth - will bring about freedom.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    It doesn't matter how much truth I hear, if I haven't asked the question, there is no place to put the answer. Realization of the truth is the result of a truthful dialogue. You want to know the Truth? Speak truthfully and listen to what you say. ;-)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
    In a sea of words it is best to look below the surface. When drawing water from the well, is is best to "let" the bucket into the water, not drop it, less the water become muddied. In times of oppression the Lord opens the ears of the poor and needy to sound doctrines. The plant of Liberty is self evident through its growth in times of need. Spiritual beings at Liberty walk among carnal minds of tyrannical socialist intent. Chosen from before the world to speak on behalf of Universal liberty and Freedom, a gift from the heavens.
     -- Ronw13, OR     
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